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Biographical Sketch of Myron Bond Vorce

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Vorce, Myron Bond; pres. Vorce Engineering Co.; born, Cleveland, Aug. 14, 1871; son of Charles M. and Evelyn Cornelia Marshall Vorce; public school education; married, Detroit, Mich., 1903, Miss Ethel Ridgley Stearns; clerk in store; then went with a surveying party; became interested in engineering; studied along that line while in Tennessee; accepted position with E. W. Bowdich, of Boston, under their employ was sent to Cleveland to develop Euclid Heights. Clifton Park and other work of that kind; accepted position as asst. engineer for Park Board; in that position until 1897; then went to work in private practice, but in 1898, entered the city engineering dept., as asst. engineer in charge of the intercepting sewer; promoted to pavement engineer; made building inspector in 1905; served until March, 1907; formed Vorce Engineering Co.; pres. and gen. mgr.; member Civil Engineers Club, and Auto Club; member Lakewood Yacht Club; director and former commodore; member council of the Yacht Racing Union. Recreation: Yachting.


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